Q4 2016 Sentiment Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE:JNPR)

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American International Group Inc, a New York-based fund reported 672 shares. Any way you dice it, a dip below $28.83/share would be very bad news for JNPR's technical picture in the near-term.

Earnings per share is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. It improved, as 33 investors sold JNPR shares while 136 reduced holdings. Equities analysts expect Juniper Networks to earn $2.36 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $0.40 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 16.9%. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. reaffirmed a market perform rating on shares of Juniper Networks in a research report on Monday, January 30th.

About 1.28 million shares traded. SRB Corp boosted its position in Juniper Networks by 6.7% in the third quarter. Leisure Capital Management now owns 24,828 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $597,000 after buying an additional 121 shares in the last quarter.

01/27/2017 - Juniper Networks, Inc. had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Raymond James. In our current pick, Juniper Networks, Inc. Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) traded with the volume of 6.34 Million shares while its average 3 months volume is at 4850 shares. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $29.04 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.91. FLIR along with JNPR has price to earnings ratio of 24.83 with PEG of 1.56 and 18.74 with PEG 1.55 respectively.

Shares of Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) traded up 0.2369% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $29.6601. However, if the AME shares go below $58.3 then it would indicate a much weaker market for the company.

For a total return analysis, there is the 9.20% return on equity and the 12.60% return on assets to consider. The firm had revenue of $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.15% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 3.82%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter past year. (JNPR) stock showed the move of -0.57% with the closing price of $29.59.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company.

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The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 22nd. Shareholders who purchased MRO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $14.48, the dividend yield is 1.38%.

Ratings analysis reveals 41% of Juniper Networks Inc.'s analysts are positive.

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JNPR has been the topic of a number of other research reports. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Deutsche Bank AG cut Juniper Networks from a hold rating to a sell rating and cut their price target for the stock from $22.50 to $21.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. The company had revenue of $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion.

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The stock has actually made strong gains in the past year, as the company has gathered a 33.8% return in the past twelve months.

Standpoint Research "Downgrades" Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) in a research note issued to investors on 5/03/17 to Reduce.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.7. The company now has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $29.96. The company posted an earnings surprise of 9.5%. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.64, for a total transaction of $327,848.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 40,773 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,245,615.15. Also, CEO Rami Rahim sold 15,000 shares of Juniper Networks stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. FIL Ltd now owns 10,714,506 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $298,185,000 after buying an additional 294,968 shares during the last quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. After $1.01 actual earnings per share reported by First Republic Bank for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.92% EPS growth. Company insiders own 3.40% of the company's stock. The Firm sells its high-performance network products and service offerings across routing, switching and security.

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